New: Ra Ra Riot – “Beta Love”

Ra-Ra-Riot-Beta-Love
Need more awesome? Listen to our FAVORITE SONGS OF 2014. Make sure you don't miss any tunes: FOLLOW US ON TWITTER.

Ra Ra Riot have always made masterful indie pop that knows exactly how to find a middle ground, and the first single and title track from their upcoming third record Beta Love is no exception. It’s a fun, bubblegummy synth-pop track that puts the band’s strongest points – catchy riffs, bubbly basslines, big drums, Wes Miles’ sweet falsetto – on display in spades. Since Discovery’s LP, the record Miles released with Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij in 2009, we’ve waited for more chances to hear him exercise his R&B ready vocal gymnastics, and “Beta Love” is a perfect vehicle. Check it out – the record is out January 22.

What did you think?
 61  13  7  16
Lollapalooza 2014
News

Prepare to have access to Lollapalooza pretty much everywhere this year.

READ MORE
bernard and edith
Favorite Songs

Check out two dark pop gems from the Manchester duo’s debut 7″ single, “Poppy.”

READ MORE
Dum Dum Rimbaud
Videos

This year has been so good already that it is shockingly easy to let really…

READ MORE
kanye thank you
News

Kanye West and Rick Rubin accept an award on behalf of the Roland 808 drum machine – with an absurd video.

READ MORE
doss ep
Music

Check out the mysterious songwriter’s new late-night summer jam.

READ MORE
deadboy return
Music

Listen to the London producer’s beat-heavy new EP.

READ MORE
THE HORRORS SKYING
Music

The friends and family of the deceased Chicago house grandmaestro Frankie Knuckles may have gotten…

READ MORE
Lorde 2014
Remixes

Australian weird pop maestro remixes Lorde after promises of collaboration. More to come?

READ MORE
Boots
Music

Some musicians prefer to stay in the shadows, only to be outed by Reddit creeper…

READ MORE